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From Martin Sebor <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Re: stdcxx 4.2.0/4.1.3 binary incompatibility on Linux
Date Thu, 18 Oct 2007 14:39:04 GMT
Okay, unless I hear further objections in the next 10 minutes
or so this is going in.


Travis Vitek wrote:
> Martin Sebor wrote:
>> Travis Vitek wrote:
>>> The only thing I don't like about this patch is that it 
>>> assumes no other platform will exhibit the same behavior
>>> that we are seeing on Linux/x86_64. I can't say with any
>>> confidence that things will actually work out that way.
>>> Personally I'd rather see the change compiled out by
>>> default on all platforms, and a macro to enable it if
>>> the user wants it.
>> I'm not sure what you mean by "see the change compiled out on all
>> platforms." Are you saying you want the atomic ops disabled on
>> all platforms?
> No, I'm definitely not saying disable atomic ops on all platforms. That
> would be silly.
>> The reason for this patch is because the atomic
>> ops hadn't been ported to x86_64 in time for 4.1.3 (bad mistake):
> Makes sense now. Sorry for the confusion. It has been a long day.
>>> Also, if you want to pick nits, the version check should probably use
>> Yes, that would be better. I'll change it.
>> Martin
>>> Travis

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